The Red Boiling Springs Jr. High softball continued their season traveling to Tuckers Crossroads in Wilson County on Wednesday, March 26, and then headed to Jackson County the very next day. The RBS Jr. High Bulldogs continued their winning streak walking away victories from both games.
Tuckers Crossroads 3/26/2014
The RBS Jr. High Bulldogs started the game with a strong showing. The Lady Bulldogs 7 for 12 at bats in the opening inning of the game. The Lady Bulldogs batted around and was able to snag 7 points in the 1st inning. Once it was the Lady Bulldogs turn to take the field they were ready for whatever came their way. Tuckers Crossroads only scored 3 runs to the Lady Bulldogs 7 making the score 7 to 3 at the start of the 2nd inning.
The Lady Bulldogs 2nd inning was not as strong as the first with the Lady Bulldogs quickly losing their 3 outs and only scoring one run. Tuckers Crossroads took advantage of the Lady Bulldogs downfall in the 2nd scoring 3 runs on the Lady Bulldogs. Starting the top of the 3rd inning, the Lady Bulldogs were on top of their opponents 8 to 6.
The top of the 3rd was very reminiscent to the 2nd inning with the Lady Bulldogs once again finding themselves with 3 outs after only 4 batters. Tuckers Crossroads once again took advantage of the situation and was able to tie the game in the bottom of the 3rd, 8 to 8. At the top of the 4th, the umpire yells “13 minutes remain in the game”. This signaled the last chance for the Lady Bulldogs. And they came out with a vengeance. The Lady Bulldogs rallied in the last few minutes of play scoring 8 runs in their final time at bat.
With Tuckers Crossroads last at bat, the Lady Bulldogs was determined to end this game and that they did. The first 2 batters for Tuckers Crossroads put the ball in play but were both thrown out at first base. Two outs were on the board and the 3rd batter stepped up to the plate. Lady Bulldog pitcher Bailey Tucker finished the game with a strikeout ending the game with the Lady Bulldogs on top of Tuckers Crossroads 16 to 8.
Jackson County 3/27/2014
Although they played the day before, the Lady Bulldogs didn’t show any signs of weariness as they annihilated the Jackson County Lady Blue devils shutting them down 17 to 0. The Lady Bulldogs once again had a strong and solid 1st inning scoring 5 runs by the end of the inning. Their defense was as strong as their offense.
They held their opponents to only 4 batters and no runs in the 1st inning. The Lady Bulldogs continued crushing the ball on the Lady Blue Devils. The Lady Bulldogs scored 8 runs in the 2nd inning, 2 runs in the 3rd inning, and 2 runs in the 4th inning. The Lady Bulldogs were able to keep the Blue Devils from scoring leaving them stunned as the game was called early with the Lady Bulldogs on top 17 to 0.
With the close of this week, the Lady Bulldogs record stands at 3 wins and 2 loses. The Lady Bulldogs travel to Walter J. Baird on April 9. Game time is 5:00.